Syracuse, N.Y. — A Camillus churchgoer and a Liverpool restaurant server have tested positive positive for coronavirus and may have exposed others to the virus, according to the Onondaga County Health Department.
The potential exposures occurred at:
Herald of Joy Evangelical Church, 3994 Split Rock Road, Camillus, at a 10 a.m. service Sept. 6.
Applebee’s Grill & Bar, 3975 Route 31, Liverpool, 4 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Sept. 8.
Health Department investigators are identifying all close contacts of the infected individuals and notifying them. The department said members of the public who were at these locations during the times listed may have been exposed and should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days from the date of potential exposure.
If symptoms do develop, people should stay home and call their doctor. People who are elderly, have underlying medical conditions or have weakened immune systems should call their doctor early even if their illness is mild. In an emergency call 911. Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for coronavirus by calling their healthcare provider or visiting the drive-through clinic at Syracuse Community Health Center.
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